We booked this hotel b/c it met our budget and review criteria, though we were still holding our breath somewhat because of what we know of Best Westerns in the US.
We were looking for a B&B, but with the Edinburgh festival going on, nice accommodations on a budget were a challenge to find.
Though this hotel does not include free breakfast, the price was affordable enough and there is a pot in the room for tea and coffee.
The room is clean and quite lovely with a canopy bed and a firm mattress with clean crisp sheets, and the covers have a duvet and bedspread which helps it feel more sterile.
We got a standard double room, and it is huge w a nice sitting area. With a room on the third floor, we have a view of the sea. The bathroom includes a full tub and separate shower.
Wendy at the reception greeted us with the hospitality as if we were staying at a bed and breakfast, even walking us to the elevator to show us how to get to our room.
The only thing we've had a time with is the wifi reception, though free, it is super slow. Perhaps it is the location of our room.
Also, we took a taxi from the train station, and it cost about 12 pounds, so it's NOT close to town. However, we found out after our arrival that the Jewel & Esk Valley bus stop is right across the street from the hotel & the bus runs every 12 minutes. There are a number of restaurants within walking distance, if you're healthy enough for a little hike.
We stayed 6 nights— part of a 21 day UK holiday.
B&B was comfortable and clean. Brian was nice and friendly, without being overbearing. Cooked breakfast was excellent and accomodated my dietary requirements. Easy to get to and from Edinburgh city centre (1 bus only), in less than 15 min. Suited our needs very well.
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